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Spinners will be India’s trump card at World T20: MacGill


September 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Australian Test spinner Stuart MacGill Tuesday said tweakers will be the key if India have to win the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.The 41-year-old ... Read more...

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8 Indians, 32 Australians, 30 South Africans for IPL-5 auction


January 30th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) Eight Indians, including veteran Test batsman V.V.S. Laxman, 32 Australians and 30 South Africans will be among the 144 players up for sale in the Indian ... Read more...

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MacGill wants to play in IPL


December 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill has nominated himself for the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction in February, following his return to Twenty20 cricket after eight ... Read more...

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Big Bash launch pales in comparison with IPL


December 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) A spectator turnout of 12,285 at the Sydney Cricket Ground for the launch of the Big Bash League (BBL) may not have pleased Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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MacGill returns to cricket with Big Bash League


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill is the latest player to come out of retirement to feature in the domestic Twenty20 Big Bash league.MacGill, who has not ... Read more...

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MacGill favours Hauritz, says Beer clearly not the best spinner


January 6th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 6 (ANI): Former spinner Stuart MacGill, who in 2004 bowled alongside Shane Warne, has said that Michael Beer is clearly not the best spinner the country has to offer, and ... Read more...

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Stuart Macgill blasts Hilditch’s Ashes selection


December 11th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill Saturday lashed out at selectors for including Michael Beer in the squad for the third Ashes Test and said the chosen left-arm spinner ... Read more...

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Krejza should be recalled for Ashes: Mark Waugh


November 14th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Mark Waugh has said that the National Selection Panel (NSP) should recall off-spinner Jason Krejzad for the Ashes.The spinner's spot remains the most contentious as ... Read more...

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North, not Hauritz should be Australia’s first-choice spinner: MacGill


November 7th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Former spinner Stuart MacGill has backed Marcus North to be retained for the coming Ashes series, as first-choice spinner.The selectors are debating over Nathan Hauritz, Steve Smith, Xavier ... Read more...

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Oz media blasts MacGill for targeting George, selectors


October 13th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): Australian media has criticized former spinner Stuart MacGill after he expressed his displeasure at the way the Australian team was selected and young paceman Peter George was picked ... Read more...

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Johnson defends selection of debutant Peter George for Bangalore Test


October 13th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): Australia's main attack bowler Mitchell Johnson has defended debutant Peter George who was at the receiving end of Sachin Tendulkar in the Bangalore Test.George went wicketless over ... Read more...

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Sending George to make debut in India is like ‘not giving him a chance’: McGill


October 12th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 12 (ANI): Expressing his displeasure at the way the Australian team is picked, former leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has said that sending young paceman Peter George to India to make his ... Read more...

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Smith not ‘nervous’ over ‘baggy green’ debut at Lord’s Test against Pakistan


July 9th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9(ANI): Australian leg-spinner Steven Smith is set to make his Test debut in next week's opening Test against Pakistan at Lord's.If selected, he will enjoy the rare honour for ... Read more...

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Smith one of Australia’s ‘most promising cricketers’ in 2 decades: Waugh


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3(ANI): Former Australia captain Steve Waugh insists that leg spinner Steve Smith has the potential to be the country's No.1 spinner, as he is one of the most promising cricketers ... Read more...

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Sydney Test: Watson, Asif return from where they had started


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.2 (ANI): The second Test match between Pakistan and Australia starting Sunday (January 3) here would see two players from both the teams returning to the place where they had made ... Read more...

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Australian spinners fail to get confidence vote from colleagues


December 23rd, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 23 (IANS) With none of the Australian spinners getting a vote of confidence from the national and state-contracted players to be automatically selected, it is a big blow for ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz spinners may launch `idol-type series’ to unearth new spin talent


December 11th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Dec.11 (ANI): Former Australian spinners, including Shane Warne, Stuart MacGill, Ashley Mallett, Terry Jenner and head Center Of Excellence (COE) coach Greg Chappell have in principle accepted a suggestion to ... Read more...

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All pace attack recipe for disaster says Aussie leg-spinner McGain


October 14th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 14(ANI): Australian leg-spinner Bryce McGain has criticized Australian team's game plan of all pace attack and said that the selectors need to consider a change.Australia's all pace attack ... Read more...

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Oz selector Hilditch indicates Clark will be dropped for Ashes decider


August 12th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Aug.12 (ANI): The chairman of Australia's cricket selection committee, Andrew Hilditch, has declared that Ben Hilfenhaus, Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle are the future of the Australian bowling attack and ... Read more...

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OZ spin legends, coaches dub ‘doosra’ illegal


July 27th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 27 (ANI): Australia's leading spin-bowling legends and coaches have elected to banish the doosra, making it difficult for their own spinners who are working hard to come at par with ... Read more...

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Hauritz relishing attacking a dancing Pietersen on a spinning track


June 20th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 20 (ANI): Australia's only specialist spinner for Ashes series, Nathan Hauritz, is thinking of England's batsmen, and how they might treat him.He ponders what Kevin Pietersen and other England players ... Read more...

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Nielsen not worried with Buchanan’s England assignment


June 12th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) Australian coach Tim Nielsen isn't losing his sleep over his predecessor John Buchanan's decision to joining the England cricket board ahead of the Ashes. Buchanan surprised everyone by joining ... Read more...

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`I’ve been picked for what I can do,’ says Hauritz


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Twelve months ago, Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz was wondering about the coming summer as the third-string spinner behind Stuart MacGill and Beau Casson at New South Wales, but ... Read more...

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McGain hopes to make it to Ashes squad


May 18th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian Test spinner Bryce McGain, who is hoping to make it to the Ashes squad, believes the national selectors are confused about picking Nathan Hauritz over him."I ... Read more...

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MacGill endorses North for Ashes spinner’’s job


March 25th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.25 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Stuart MacGill has endorsed off-spinner Marcus North as the first-choice spinner against England and said specialist tweaker Bryce McGain was never in contention for ... Read more...

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MacGill calls on Oz selectors to pick McGain


March 18th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.18 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Stuart MacGill has called on the selectors to include Victorian spinner Bryce McGain in the squad for the third Test against South Africa, claiming ... Read more...

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A Pakistani leg-spinner to play for Proteas


February 19th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) South Africa will soon have a Pakistani leg spinner in their side to strengthen their spin department. The leg spinner Imran Tahir is a prodigious turner of the ball, ... Read more...

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Australian system needs overhaul: Buchanan


January 1st, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan believes the national side’s series loss to India and South Africa is a "fantastic opportunity" to complete a long overdue overhaul of the ... Read more...

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New track awaits Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground


December 28th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 28 (IANS) Australia will be exposed to a new pitch when they take on South Africa in the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting Friday. But SCG ... Read more...

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Former Oz greats slam selectors for axing Krejza


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 23 (ANI): Australian Test selectors are under heavy pressure to justify their sudden axing of spinner Jason Krejza after just one match for Nathan Hauritz.There has been widespread support ... Read more...

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No Warne against Proteas for the first time


December 3rd, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) For the first time in 17 years, South Africa will face an Australia team that doesn't include champion leg-spinner Shane Warne.The leggie has played in every Test series ... Read more...

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Krejza should be used as a spinning strike weapon: Hayden


November 12th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.12 (ANI): Australian off-spinner Jason Krejza, who snared 12 wickets in his debut Test in Nagpur, should be used as a spinning strike weapon like Stuart MacGill, says team mate ... Read more...

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McGill working overtime to play at top level again


November 7th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Stuart MacGill has denied making a turnaround on his decision to retire from international cricket, but revealed he was working overtime to play ... Read more...

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Stuart MacGill backs dropped Casson


September 13th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) Australian leg spinner Stuart MacGill always maintained that he was a victim of wrong selection policy and now he has come forward to provide some solace to axed ... Read more...

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Aussie `A tour of India aimed at search for super spinner


August 29th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.29 (ANI): Cricket Australia is aiming to use its `A tour to India to discover players with national potential, and the objective includes a search for a top-class spinner. A match-winning ... Read more...

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